PUDDLE hosts many events! You can preview the schedule here, look up the contest rules, and see the photo contest galleries.


Tea Party and Pajama Party

On Friday and Saturday nights of PUDDLE, we hang out together to relax and chat with friends old and new. There is often some informal buying, selling, and trading. Friday night will take place in the small event room off the ballroom; Saturday night will take place in the hotel lobby.

Icebreaker Games

Get to know your fellow convention-goers and earn free treasure tickets at the same time!


Best in Theme Contest · Guidelines

How can you make the current PUDDLE theme come to life? Show us your best theme-related doll, outfit, photo, drawing, diorama, or other creative work.

Customization Contest · Guidelines

Do you love to Make It Own? Have you rewigged and rechipped every doll you’ve ever had? Do you sew, knit, crochet, or hot glue new dresses for your dolls? Show off your artistry to rival Mango Park in the Customization Contest! There is even one contest, the Dolly Smorgasbord, for dolls outside the Groove family.

Dress-Like-Your-Doll Contest · Guidelines

Dress in matching outfits with your doll! Will you dress like your doll, or will your doll dress like you? It’s up to you to decide.

Photo and Art Contest · Guidelines

Take or draw a picture related to the current theme of your Groove doll(s) to enter this contest, even if you can’t make it to the event! The deadline is before PUDDLE.


Vendors · Vendor List

Browse and buy great items for sale.

Open Buy-Sell-Trade

Sell or trade your extra dolls and doll accessories, or just buy some cheap secondhand items.

Fabulous Prizes

Every contest has a prize, ranging from small doll outfits to MIO kits. Every single prize is donated or funded with donations! Consider donating to PUDDLE to support the fantastic artisans who enter our contests.

In addition to contest prizes, every pre-registered attendee gets a gift bag with wonderful prizes inside, all paid PUDDLE-goers get a door prize, and everyone has the chance to win treasure items–including dolls!